BASA News

BEIS representative to join BASA drop-in Clinic on 15th and 22nd January at 10:00

Published: 14 January 2021

The standing 30 minute BASA drop in Members Clinic is offered to Members to assist in answering business and regulatory questions they have post-Brexit. On 15th and 22nd January we have a BEIS representative joining us and if you have any tariff or rules of origin questions or any other questions related to export/import and trade please join us at 10:00.

BASA Members stories - your input encouraged

Published: 13 January 2021

We are preparing to issue an online bulletin at the end of January and would remind all Member companies that we encourage submission of any series or news.

Rules of origin: urgent information for businesses looking to use the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement

Published: 29 December 2020

With the signing of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement, the vast majority of traders moving goods between the UK and EU will avoid paying tariffs on that trade. In order to avoid paying tariffs, all traders must – from 1 January – ‘claim preference’ by way of meeting the relevant rules of origin (RoO) for their products and making a declaration to that effect.

Mutual Recognition & Potential EU Violation of the WTO Laws

Published: 24 December 2020

Below is an interpretation of a current situation which could put the EU in violation of WTO law concerning Most Favoured Nation Status. This could work to the UK’s advantage on the possibility of the UK gaining a mutual recognition agreement.

Final 2020 Brexit transition period webinar for BASA members – Thursday 17 December, 10.30AM

Published: 15 December 2020

The session will focus on changes that businesses need to be aware of when trading with EU and non-EU countries from 1 January 2021, including the UK’s Global Tariff on imports, Free Trade Agreements, Generalised Scheme of Preferences, Trade Remedies and the Government Procurement Agreement. This webinar will also signpost attendees to sources of guidance and information.